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Posted 06-09-2024 02:35 AM
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Hello ,

How could i find dependency/importance/weightage between Dependent variables in SAS?

Example:

Var1 Var2 Result

1 2 5

3 2 7

in the above example weigtage of var2 is higher because the formala is result=var1+2var2

Thanks,

Mushy

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The first step for you question is summary statistic by exploring scatter plot.

```
proc sgscatter data=sashelp.heart(obs=100);
matrix height weight Diastolic Systolic/ellipse diagonal=(histogram);
run;
```

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@Mushy wrote:

How could i find dependency/importance/weightage between Dependent variables in SAS?

Example:

Var1 Var2 Result

1 2 5

3 2 7

in the above example weigtage of var2 is higher because the formala is result=var1+2var2

I find this confusing sequence of statements. I am not sure what you want.

You start by asking about correlation between independent and dependent variables in the subject line, and then only talk about dependent variables "How could i find dependency/importance/weightage between Dependent variables in SAS?"

You state the fact "in the above example weigtage of var2 is higher because the formala is result=var1+2var2" but this isn't a question; what is the relevance of this?

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Paige Miller

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I'm not sure what your may be thinking about asking with correlation but if I build a data set with your formula for some data and run a regression:

data examine; do x1= 1 to 25; do x2 = -5 to 5; result = x1 + 2*x2; output; end; end; run; proc reg data=examine; model result=x1 x2; run;

The coefficient for X2 is that "weight"

Parameter Estimates | |||||
---|---|---|---|---|---|

Variable | DF | Parameter Estimate |
Standard Error |
t Value | Pr > |t| |

Intercept | 1 | 0 | 0 | . | . |

x1 | 1 | 1.00000 | 0 | Infty | <.0001 |

x2 | 1 | 2.00000 | 0 | Infty | <.0001 |

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